60°
Submitted by Gekko 596d ago | news

You’ll Never Squint Again With This Automatically-Resizing Font

Gizmodo: ''If you’ve ever tried to glance at your computer screen and read something from across the room, you know it’s a pretty futile effort, no matter how hard you squint. This demo website has a solution: dynamically changing font size based on your distance from the screen. The catch? It wants to watch you read.

Realtime Responsive Typography, a project by Marko Dugonjić, is just an experiment, but it’s an interesting one. By using your webcam—after receiving your explicit permission to do so, of course—the page will track your face and adjust the font to an optimal size based on how far away your are. Of course, it’s a little buggy in its current, prototype form. You’ll notice the font size bounces around a lot. And popular desk activities like slouching and drinking coffee only make the problem worse.'' (Realtime Responsive Typography, Software)

Alternative Sources

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
40°

A new app that lets you text businesses rather than calling

3h ago - Here's a new app that allows you to text a business instead of calling. You'll never have to spea... | Culture
20°

GIGABYTE Intorduced its Force H Gaming Series Headsets

3h ago - When you think about Gigabyte, you probably think of their graphics cards and motherboards, but t... | PC hardware
10°

Samsung reveals its curved 27-inch Monitor

3h ago - Samsung has revealed details of its new 1080p monitor curve: which faces more immerse entertainme... | PC hardware
40°

Android Wear Com 1 smartwatch pulled after Google complaint

3h ago - The Com1 smartwatch had been on Indiegogo for quite some time and its funding was progressing qui... | Gadgets
Ad

Follow TechSpy on Twitter

Now - You can now follow TechSpy on twitter and get the hottest news of the day as well as early contest announcements. | Promoted post
10°

About Face Passes Its Kickstarter Campaign

4h ago - VRFocus - It's barely been 24 hours since About Face VR launched its Kickstarter crowd-funding ca... | Gadgets